Sanlam Job Vacancies: Business Acquisition Manager

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Posted: Jul 29, 2010


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Sanlam Limited is a financial services group in South Africa with its head office in Bellville in the Western Cape. Established in 1918, the Group demutualised in 1998 and Sanlam Limited then listed on the JSE Limited in Johannesburg and the Namibian Stock Exchange. The Sanlam Group conducts its business through Sanlam Limited, the corporate head office and four business clusters. The corporate head office is responsible for the Group’s centralised functions such as strategic direction, financial and risk management, marketing and communications, Group human resources and corporate social investment (CSI).

During the nineties Sanlam’s focus gradually shifted from life insurance to providing a broader range of financial products and services and in 1998 Sanlam was demutualised, listing on the JSE Securities Exchange, as well as the Namibian Stock Exchange on 30 November 1998. This changed Sanlam from a mutual entity into a public company with a share capital, namely Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd. At the same time a separate company, Sanlam Ltd, was installed as the parent company of the Sanlam group of businesses. The Group was also restructured into several independent businesses within a federal business structure.

JOB TITLE: Business Acquisition Manager

DEPARTMENT: Sanlam Personal Finance : Distribution :

Distribution Prospecting Unit : Gauteng

CLOSING DATE: 2 August 2010 before 12:00 (No late applications will be accepted)

VACANCY NUMBER: 50684264

COMMENCEMENT: ASAP

OUTPUT/CORE TASKS

1.Identify sources of life stage events and set up / develop

relationships to secure quality leads.

2.Engage relevant parties and role-players in areas where partners are



identified.

3.Ongoing maintenance of the relationship.

4.General Prospecting and business development experience.

5.Provide input into prospecting workshops.

6.Develop affinity marketing proposals / concepts.

7.Identify vendors who offer these services around prospecting; evaluate

and engage.

8.Develop FOCUSED campaigns in conjuntion with intermediaries and

distribution management.

9.Negotiate database marketing agreements with affinity partners.

REQUIREMENTS

A. QUALIFICATIONS:-

1.Business related Degree (e.g. B.Comm).

B. EXPERIENCE:-

1.Experience within Financial Industry (five(5) years).

2.Sales and/or Marketing experience.

3.Strong vibrant confident nature will stand you in good stead.

C. KNOWLEDGE:-

1.Industry related knowledge.

D. COMPETENCIES:-

1.Initiative.

2.Entrepreneurship.

3.Relationship building.

4.Networking.

5.Solutions driven.

6.Impact.

7.Influence.

8.Organisational awareness.

9.Negotiation skills.

10.Communication skills.

Application process

Please apply online by clicking on the “Apply for this position” link.

Should you not hear from us within three weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

For Employment Equity purposes, we require that race, gender and disability status be specified.

Promoting excellence and commitment towards Employment Equity.

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